Business and Finance


Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 4
Employers squeezed by years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul are still making employee health insurance a priority...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 23
NEW YORK (AP) — Brace yourself for the Black Friday shopping bonanza. Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on holiday merchandise since...
Published on November 20, 2014 - Page 13
BOSTON (AP) — A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the “Catapencil” —a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style...
Published on November 20, 2014 - Page 26
PARIS (AP) — Hair salons do it, dry cleaners do it, and so do department stores. Now France wants to know why women seem to be paying more than men...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 18
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park due to...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) — The cold is back, and with it, rising heating bills. This winter was expected to bring much lower bills than last year because it...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night aimed at forcing...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 5
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Reynolds American Inc. is launching a cigarette that heats tobacco rather than burning it, hoping to capitalize on the growing...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. airlines are saving tens of millions of dollars every week because of lower prices for jet fuel, their largest expense. So why...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 3
CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer than the one year...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 4
By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer The health care overhaul makes renewing insurance so easy you don’t have to do a thing. However, there are many...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 23
Dear Mr. Berko: Please tell me what you think about buying 100 shares of IBM. Our dentist (also a friend) has been in the market for over 25 years...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 23
Dear Mr. Berko: I’m 63, and my wife is 61. We have $94,000 cash in my individual retirement account from the sale of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners...
Published on November 15, 2014 - Page 18
Sales up before holiday shopping WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. retail sales rose modestly in October, evidence that recent job gains and lower gas prices...
Published on November 14, 2014 - Page 12
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is buying the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble Co. in a deal valued at...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 5
LOS GATOS, Calif. — The more your knees quiver, the more the 90-pound board you’re perched on, floating above a pillow of air, seems about to shoot...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nineteen automakers accounting for most of the passenger cars and trucks sold in the U.S. have signed onto a set of principles they...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 26
WASHINGTON (AP) —Health officials are scrambling to begin human testing of a handful of experimental drugs for Ebola. But the effort has sparked an...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 14
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration is telling hundreds of thousands of adult Medicaid enrollees their benefits will change as part of an...

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